True Macro photography is very difficult, it requires firstly a good macro lens that can get really really close to your chosen subject. Often this means getting close to a single petal of a flower, the wings of a bee,… Read More ›
What time is it Mr Dandelion?
A week or so back, our fields, hedgerows and nature reserve were almost overwhelmed with dandelion seed heads presenting some great opportunities for macro photography. So many in fact that whole area seemed to have been covered with frost or… Read More ›
Macro Monday: The Anemone, the Rifle and the Bayonet!
Today’s macro photography image is of an Anemone which were my late mum’s favourite flowers. I like to keep a few Spring and Summer flowering varieties in our garden as a lasting memory. She died in 2012 at the great… Read More ›
Macro Monday: The Alium and the Bee!
A member of the onion family, garden Aliums are a welcome burst of colour between Spring and Summer. But it’s the Bumblebee that caught my attention here. Did you know: A bee can detect a single molecule of sugar at… Read More ›
Macro Monday: Sequoia Bark in Yosemite
The visit to Yosemite on our Trans USA Rail holiday last year was one of the highlights of the trip. I remember the guide telling us about the three different types of Redwood or Sequoia but have no idea which… Read More ›
Macro Monday: The Forest Bug
Forest Bug (Pentatoma rufipes) A short walk in our local nature reserve revealed this Forest Bug which mostly lives high up in trees and bushes. Although it is rarely seen this is a common species all over the British Isles…. Read More ›
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